Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2017] All ER (D) 55 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2017] EWHC 2655 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division

Judge David Cooke

Representation Stephen Whitaker (instructed by Brindley Twist Tafft & James) for the claimant.
  Richard Oughton (instructed by Aspen Court) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 31 October 2017


Contract - Breach of contract - Misrepresentation

The Case

Contract Breach of contract. The claimant dentist, who had entered into a contract with the defendants to purchase a dental practice, was entitled to damages of 140,000 for misrepresentation in relation to a statement made in reply to pre-contract enquiries, concerning the practice's turnover, which the defendants had known to be false. So held the Chancery Division, which further ruled that the claimant was also entitled to damages for consequential loss, breach of an express warranty and breach of contract in relation to the removal of stocks.

Practice Areas

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